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Minicomputer sneak peek

From this year's Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, CNET's Justin Jaffe gives a first look at the new ultramobile PC and consumer laptop concept. Intel's director of marketing, Brad Graff, also shows off new software from StreetDeck.com that turns the PC into an interactive media center.

November 1, 2007


Supreme Court: Cell phones are protected from warrantless searches

The high court issues a decision on two cases related to police searches of mobile phones, calling modern cell phones "not just another technological convenience."

By June 25, 2014


Facebook's one small step for mankind

commentary The announcement of Facebook Home may not signal the end of the infuriating relationship people have with the technology they use. But it's a move in the right direction.

By April 6, 2013


Tom West of 'Soul of a New Machine' dead at 71

West was the star of perhaps the best book ever written about project development. He also helped lead one of the key companies of the minicomputer, and then Unix, eras.

By May 21, 2011


Ken Olsen, founder of DEC, dead at 84

An important figure in computing history, Olsen founded and led Digital Equipment Corporation, the firm most associated with the minicomputer era.

By February 7, 2011


Raspberry Pi $25 computers ready to go February 20

Charitable organization hopes credit card-size system can train a new generation of programmers worldwide.

By February 7, 2012


Software lives forever

Critical business systems modernize slowly. If it isn't broken, it's rarely fixed.

By February 18, 2010


In green tech, debate over singles versus home runs

Green-tech startups are splitting between those which swing for the fences and others who just try to hit safely but there's a need for both types to foster innovation.

By September 28, 2011


CEO: Intel-powered smartphones arriving this year

The chipmaker has been trying to penetrate the mobile device market for years. Paul Otellini says Intel-powered smartphones will finally arrive for real in 2011.

By February 16, 2011


What would happen if Moore's Law did fizzle?

An end to the guiding principle of chip development would come with a whimper, not a bang. That would give us time to prepare -- and to make improvements in other areas.

By October 15, 2012